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Special deals and events in Japan

  Description Prefecture(Area)/Category
Chagu Chagu Umako Horse Festival
Departing from a mountain village, 100 horses parade down to the town in a merry jingling of bells
Second Saturday of June - [Spring]
Iwate (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Oga Namahage Festival
On New Year's Eve, strange deities holding cooking knives go around visiting homes in Oga
2013/12/31 - [Winter]
Akita (Tohoku)
Annual Events
2013 SENDAI Pageant of Starlight

2013/12/6 - 2013/12/31 [Winter]
Miyagi (Tohoku)
Others (Events Calendar)
Bonden-sai
A contest to become the first to reach the sacred mountain, carrying bonden for the gods to descend.
2014/1/17 - 2014/1/17 [Winter]
Akita (Tohoku)
Annual Events
National Cultural Festival

2014/10/4 - 2014/11/3 [Autumn]
Akita (Tohoku)
Art Festival
Yokote Kamakura Snow Festival
A fantastic world appearing on a snow country evening.
Chatting with children in rooms made of snow.
2014/2/15 - 2014/2/16 [Winter]
Akita (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Hachinohe Enburi
Dancing and praying for a rich harvest.A dance expressing farm work to signal the arrival of the northern spring.
2014/2/17 - 2014/2/20 [Winter]
Aomori (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Soma-Nomaoi
A 1,000-year-old traditional festival which introduces the code of the samurai of the Warring States Period to the present day.
2014/7/26 - 2014/7/28 [Summer]
Fukushima (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri
Gigantic papier-mache dolls decorating the Tohoku night with bright colors.
2014/8/1 - 2014/8/7 [Summer]
Aomori (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Aomori Nebuta Matsuri
Gigantic papier-mache dolls decorating the Tohoku night with bright colors.
2014/8/2 - 2014/8/7 [Summer]
Aomori (Tohoku)
Annual Events
The All-Japan National Fireworks Competition

2014/8/23 - [Summer]
Akita (Tohoku)
Others (Events Calendar)
Akita Kanto Matsuri
Looming up in the darkness, the kanto bamboo poles waver like ears of rice plants
2014/8/3 - 2014/8/6 [Summer]
Akita (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Yamagata Hanagasa Matsuri
A performance of 10,000 dancers holding hanagasa (flower hats) adorned with safflowers.
2014/8/5 - 2014/8/7 [Summer]
Yamagata (Tohoku)
Annual Events
Sendai Tanabata Matsuri
Renowned as the 'Green City,' Sendai becomes immersed in Tanabata decorations.
2014/8/6 - 2014/8/8 [Summer]
Miyagi (Tohoku)
Annual Events
URABANDAI: FUKUSHIMA Pref.Program to contact with nature : Firefly observation event
Every year, from late June, you can see wild Heikebotaru, a kind of firefly
found in Japan, in Ura-bandai. Our hotel staff guides you to the observation
site. Please join us.
Weekdays from late June to mid-August - [Summer]
Fukushima (Tohoku)
Others (Events Calendar)
JR East Pass
Unlimited use (ordinary-class reserved seats or 1st-class "Green Car" seats) on JR's Shinkansen super express and limited-express trains within the JR East area (flexible 5-days).
Year round -
(Tohoku)
Transportations